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U.S. Military to sell Hellfire missiles to Iraq, Jordan, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Qatar

U.S. Military to sell Hellfire missiles to Iraq, Jordan, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Qatar

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 18 Sept. 2014. U.S. Army anti-armor missile experts are ordering more than a thousand U.S.-made Hellfire II tactical missiles for the governments of Iraq, Jordan, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Officials of the Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., announced a $68.7 million contract this week to Hellfire Systems LLC in Orlando, Fla., to produce 1,361 Hellfire II missile models AGM-114R, AGM-114R-3, AGM-114P-4A, TGM M36E7, and ATM-114Q-6.

Army chooses 20 companies to develop explosives-detection for IEDs hidden in culverts

Army chooses 20 companies to develop explosives-detection for IEDs hidden in culverts

ADELPHI, Md., 17 Sept. 2014. U.S. Army bomb-detection and -disposal researchers are choosing 20 companies to compete for future projects involving detecting and neutralizing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) hidden in and around roadside culverts.

Canadian military chooses iRobot UGVs to detect chemical agents, explosives, and radiation

Canadian military chooses iRobot UGVs to detect chemical agents, explosives, and radiation

BEDFORD, Mass., 15 Sept. 2014. Leaders of the Canadian military needed unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) robots to alert uses to the presence of chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, volatile gases, explosives and radiation. They found their solution from iRobot Corp. in Bedford, Mass.

Army chooses Carnegie Robotics to develop mine-hunting sensor payloads for ground robots

Army chooses Carnegie Robotics to develop mine-hunting sensor payloads for ground robots

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 10 Sept. 2014. U.S. Army counter-mine experts are choosing Carnegie Robotics LLC in Pittsburgh to develop the unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)-mounted Autonomous Mine Detection System (AMDS) to detect, mark, and neutralize explosive hazards.

RACKMOUNT COMPUTERS: Embedded computer for rackmount applications introduced by Crystal

Crystal Group Inc. in Hiawatha, Iowa, is introducing the RS111S13 rugged embedded computer for rackmount applications in tight confines like airborne command centers, unmanned vehicles, ships and submarines, server rooms, and process control centers.

Northrop Grumman to correct software deficiencies in Global Hawk surveillance radar

he cost of a Northrop Grumman Corp. project to develop a next-generation airborne radar to track slow-moving ground vehicles and low-flying cruise missiles has grown to $1.53 billion after a contract modification to make software corrections.

U.S. spending for UAVs to reach $15 billion by 2020

The U.S. market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will triple in size over the next five years, and should grow from $5 billion in 2013 to $15 billion in 2020.

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